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    Securing a sub in boot of astra mk4

    Hi all, in my previous cars i've either had an install or false floor but can't really be bothered with this one - especially as its an arse to fit in my rugby kit and if I buy anything big for the house - it won't fit either

    Just after ideas, I've kept hold of a single sub and amp and gonna be throwing this into a single mdf carpeted box - just wondering what the best way of securing this would be? Don't want another false floor - would like to be able to access the boot easy enough and take it out if I need to!!

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    I cut slits in the boot carpet and put a ratchet strap round it. Then got another strap to go around the front of the sub to hold it down. Works ok for me.

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    I used some tough velcro pads to secure the underside of hte sub box to the carpet, works a treat.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Vauxhall16v View Post
    I used some tough velcro pads to secure the underside of hte sub box to the carpet, works a treat.
    +1 on the velcro.

    I got a 50kg setup in the boot and they don't budge an inch even on the tightest corners.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vauxhall16v View Post
    I used some tough velcro pads to secure the underside of hte sub box to the carpet, works a treat.
    +2 -works a treat and can always take it out pretty easy if needed!

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    get a vibe fast plug as well (bout a tenner from halfords) then you can just unplug it without unscrewing everything. Theres no compromise on connections either.
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    Quote Originally Posted by guy 27 View Post
    +1 on the velcro.

    I got a 50kg setup in the boot and they don't budge an inch even on the tightest corners.
    Will in a 30mph crash. Have fun having 50kg flying towards the back of your head.

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    At last, someone who understands the danger of Velcro & sub boxes.
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    You will have to make some brakets to hold it in place as the post above say don't leave it to Velcro???

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